LifeLong Medical Care

  • Activity Leader

    Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/19/2018 3:28 PM)
    ID
    2018-1685
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a part-time (19 hours/week) Activity Leader in Berkeley. The Activity Leader will assist in the day-to-day programming and implementation of a high quality comprehensive elementary school-aged (K – 5) after-school program that emphasizes increased academic performance in school through tutoring, academic and cultural enrichment, and recreational activities. Rosa Parks is a new kind of “full-service” public elementary school.  For the five years preceding it’s doors re-opening, scores of parents, teachers, community activists, health and social service agencies, city officials, and foundations worked together to develop a vision of services and activities collocated at the school site that will offer support and enrichment for children and families. The Activity Leader will be working from August to June each school year as the program is closed during the summer. 

    Responsibilities

    • Manages ASH (Academic Support Hour)
    • Maintains a quiet environment for students to read independently (15-45 minutes depending on grade level).
    • Helps students with math homework and other assignments (grades 3-5).
    • Implements ASH stations consisting of quiet academic games, cooperative games, etc. (grades K-2, and for students in grades 3-5 that finish their homework early).
    • Manages student behavior within the classroom.
    • Has students clean up after themselves in the classroom being used.
    • Manages Daily Activities (usually with a partner)
    • Prepares materials for and implements projects including but not limited to sports, games, art, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities.
    • Manages up to 20 students during daily activities (or up to 30 students with a partner).
    • Plans for daily activities one week in advance with a partner.
    • Plans and teaches a 7-8 week Enrichment Class on Fridays.
    • Completes any other tasks assigned by the Director.

    Qualifications

    • Commitment to the provision of primary care services for the underserved with demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working with a variety of people from low-income populations, with diverse educational, lifestyle, ethnic and cultural origins.
    • Ability to effectively support, motivate and supervise staff, encourage and nurture development and growth, to build a strong and productive team.
    • Strong organizational, administrative, multi-tasking, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a positive friendly manner and to be flexible and adaptive to change.
    • Ability to effectively present information to others, including other employees, community partners and vendors.
    • Ability to work with individuals and organizations at the local level to build support.
    • Ability to seek direction/approval on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision, using professional judgment and diplomacy.
    • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
    • Conduct oneself in internal and external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.
    • Ability to see how one’s work intersects with that of other departments of LifeLong Medical Care and that of other partner organizations.
    • Make appropriate use of knowledge/ expertise/ connections of other staff.
    • Be creative and mature with a “can do”, proactive attitude and an ability to continuously “scan” the environment, identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for improvement.

     

    Job Requirements/Preferences

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • 1 years of experience with essential duties above.
    • 1 years of supervisory experience.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook.
    • Knowledge of basic subjects taught in elementary schools.
    • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative, with an eagerness to learn
    • College degree or pursuing a degree in a related field preferred.
    • CPR & First-Aid Certified preferred.

     

    Other

    • We train on all aspects of the job.
    • We are flexible with school schedules ONLY around final time.

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